Keeping up to date in your industry

Keeping up to date in your industry

Many of us work in fast-paced jobs in industries that are constantly changing and are expected to be experts in our field. No matter what your role is, keeping on

Back to basics

Back to basics

Whether you are an employer or an employee, it’s important you know your rights and obligations in the workplace, especially as these can regularly change. Fair Work Australia has made

Creating a mentally healthy workplace

Creating a mentally healthy workplace

If you run your own business, you’d be aware of your legal obligation to provide a safe and healthy workplace for your staff, clients, contractors and visitors. But did you

Improving literacy and numeracy for Tasmanian workers

Improving literacy and numeracy for Tasmanian workers

Applications are now open for the Tasmanian Government’s 26TEN Grants for Employers program, aimed at developing the reading, writing, numeracy and communication skills of adult workers in Tasmania. Funding of

Indigenous Advancement Strategy sets graduates on the right track

Indigenous Advancement Strategy sets graduates on the right track

In 2015, MEGT’s Indigenous Apprenticeship and Traineeship Network (IATN) was proud to partner with Rail Freight Company, Aurizon in a training and employment program based in Rockhampton, Queensland. Aurizon, UCQ,

Small business workshops announced for Victoria

Small business workshops announced for Victoria

The Victorian Government has announced plans for more than 350 small business workshops to be held across the state this year, giving more than 4,000 businesses the opportunity to benefit

Eloise is a cut above the rest

Eloise is a cut above the rest

A year after being named GOTAFE’s 2014 Most Outstanding 1st Year Apprentice for Hairdressing and Beauty, MEGT apprentice Eloise McCormick has been honoured a second time, winning the 2015 Most

Worksite safety tips from MEGT

Worksite safety tips from MEGT

One of the biggest problems on the job is complacency. Employees become accustomed to doing things in a certain way and grow oblivious to the hazards that may be ever

Biggest English lesson breaks world record

Biggest English lesson breaks world record

MEGT’s English language school ABILITY English was thrilled to take part in the world’s biggest English lesson, held at Bondi Beach, NSW on 12 February. Organised by English Australia, the

Employees vs. Contractors – do you know the difference?

Employees vs. Contractors – do you know the difference?

It's important as an employer or business owner that you know the difference between an employee and a contractor and which will be best for your company. Employees work in

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